Steve Brown

Steve Brown

Steve Brown is a sports writer specialising in non-league football & grassroots sport. He joined us in 1999.

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Will Welch of Newcastle Falcons

Will Welch: Newcastle Falcons are ready to kick on up the table

Newcastle Falcons captain Will Welch says his side are looking up the table, not down

Lee Cattermole of Sunderland (R) celebrates scoring against West Bromwich Albion with John O'Shea and Jack Rodwell

West Bromwich Albion 2 Sunderland 2: Steve Brown's match analysis

The Black Cats deserved their draw at West Brom, after a performance of contrasting halves

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher

Gus Poyet confident of keeping Steven Fletcher and Connor Wickham

Gus Poyet says Steven Fletcher and Connor Wickham will stay at Sunderland, while progress is awaited on Fabio Borini

Durham Cricket Club, Head Coach Jon Lewis

Durham Jets aim to top Surrey but face a wait for the last eight

Durham may be forced to wait until next week to make the 50-over quarter-finals, whatever their result against Surrey today

Marcus Maddison

New lease of life for Marcus Maddison as Gateshead are off to a flyer

Gary Mills says Gateshead and star man Marcus Maddison are revelling in the spotlight

Gateshead FC boss Gary Mills

Gary Mills says Gateshead can take inspiration from Leicester City

Gary Mills says Gateshead can take inspiration from last season's promotion near-miss, and from Leicester City

Fabio Borini of Sunderland

Fabio Borini is perfect for Sunderland, says Sebastian Larsson

Sebastian Larsson says Fabio Borini's return to Sunderland would be a "great signing" for the club

Jordi Gomez

Jordi Gomez aims to grasp his second Sunderland shot

Jordi Gomez is determined to prove himself at Sunderland, a club he could have joined in the past

Jozy Altidore

Jozy Altidore fears subside as Sunderland forward nears comeback

Sunderland have been boosted by news that Jozy Altidore's hamstring injury is not as serious as first feared

The Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland AFC

Sunderland play it cool on transfers, says Lee Congerton

Sunderland sporting director Lee Congerton is relaxed about the club's summer transfer business


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